The Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds Graduation Ceremony for Twelve New Recruits following 2019 Induction Training Programme

Posted on: September 16, 2019

 

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ 2019 Induction Training Programme graduation ceremony for twelve (12) new recruits was held on Friday, 23rd August, 2019, under the theme, “To Learn and Serve in Unity”. The graduation followed the Ministry’s Induction Training Programme for new recruits, which was held from 29th July to 23rd August, 2019.

 

The four-week Programme provided a comprehensive orientation to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with  presentations on various thematic areas related to the Foreign Service of The Bahamas, including, among other areas, The Bahamas’ bilateral relations with resident diplomatic missions, international trade, sustainable development and gender issues.  The Programme also included field visits and foreign language training. The new recruits took up their assignments immediately after completion of the Programme.

 

The Hon. Darren A. Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, addressed the new recruits during the opening of the Induction Training Programme.

 

Seated from left to right:

 

Ms. Krissy Hanna, Assistant Secretary and Head of the Foreign Service Training Division; Mr. Eugene Torchon-Newry, Under Secretary (Ag.) and Head of the International Relations Division; Mrs. Isla Deane, Under Secretary and Head of the Human Resources Division; Dr. Kenya Ward, Ambassador-at-Large, Office of the Minister; H.E. Reuben Rahming, High Commissioner to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Head of the CARICOM Division, and Mrs. Sharon Brennen-Haylock, Director General.

 

Standing from left to right:

 

Amber Stubbs, Melanie Rahming (FSTD), Elvis Curling Jr., Farrah Styles, Zahrah Jibrilu, Rolanda Davis, Danielle Smith, Marisa Greene, Abria Hield, Meghan Cooper, Cazna Hinds, Sydney Delancy and Kenneth Wallace Whitfield.

 

Commodore Tellis Bethel receives new recruits from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs during a field visit to the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) base on Thursday, 22nd August, 2019.

 

 

Ms. Crystal Glinton, Deputy Permanent Secretary and new recruits from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stand in front of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday, 15th August, 2019,  following a presentation by Ms. Glinton on the operations of NEMA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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